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Briefing Date:08/27/2013
Topic:Evaluating the Effectiveness of Fish Stock Rebuilding Plans in the United States

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stock Rebuilding Plans of the 2006
Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
227 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.
and
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
186 Ford House Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.

on

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Fish Stock Rebuilding Plans in the United States

This new report from the National Academies analyzes the effects of a federal mandate to rebuild overfished stocks, evaluates the success of rebuilding plans, and discusses changes in fisheries management made in response to rebuilding requirements.

These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 5, 2013 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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